Circular vide D.No.: 1534/MAL dt. 18.01.2020
Plagiarism Checking Procedure
documents: Research paper, thesis, dissertation, chapters in books,
full-fledged books and any other similar work submitted for assessment /
opinion leading to the award of master and research level degrees or publication
in print or electronic media shall be checked for plagiarism.
However, assignments, term papers, project reports,
course work, essays and answer scripts etc. will not be checked according to
UGC Regulation, 2018.
Required File Format
documents in English:- MS Word / searchable PDF
documents in Hindi and Sanskrit:- MS Word only typed in Mangal font
documents in Arabic, Persian, Urdu:- MS Word only
bonafide research scholars and staff of the university.
(Provided by UGC for all above mentioned document types); and
(Subscribed by AMU for Research Articles/Books/Books Chapters, etc.).
are required to visit Computer Applications Division, M.A. Library. They shall
bring only his/her own document in Flash Drive/Pen Drive/CD etc. for plagiarism
checking. If a student is unable to visit the library, he/she must sent his/her
document through the supervisor or any teacher of the department.
faculty and staff may send their document by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
mentioning their name, designation, employment id, department, document type etc.
members may also send the thesis/research article of their research scholars or students mentioning details i.e. student¯s name, enrollment number, topic,
course name along with own details.
particular document can be checked upto three times only.
users can avail plagiarism checking facility on all working days during 09:00
AM to 03:00 PM (except Friday) and 09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (on Friday).
Plagiarism Report: The
downloaded plagiarism report is forwarded to the user¯s E-mail ID on next working
Students are required to produce their valid ID cards and bring their
own documents at the time of file submission for plagiarism checking in
Computer Applications Division, M.A. Library.
above mentioned software are text comparing software only and show
similarity/significance in percent.
checking of the same document may show variable results since the database of
the software keeps updating.
documents without searchable format in any language cannot be checked for
submitting documents for Plagiarism Checking, users are advised to consult UGC
(Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher
Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2018.
(i) UGC's letter (ii) Regulations